This is one of my favorite poems and I love using it to introduce students to the idea of extended metaphors. I also use this poem as an introduction to thorough annotation of a text.
The Powerpoint that is included is short, but walks students through the notes they should take, questions they should ask, and portions they should highlight.
Printable copy of poem with room for students to annotate the poem.
5 slide PowerPoint that guides students through the analysis and annotation of the poem. (also attached as a PDF)
Short quiz for after reading (6 high level questions)